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Enacted Campus Due Process Statutes – Ohio

Due Process Statutes

In 2022, Ohio enacted SB 135.

SB 135 Bill Summary

Senate Bill 135 provides students with new due process protections including a notice requirement for students facing disciplinary action as well as mandating a fair and impartial hearing when the students appeal disciplinary action.

Key Provisions

  • Requires a public institution of higher education to provide a student with notice of a disciplinary action, the reasons for the disciplinary action, and the student’s right to appeal.
  • Requires a fair and impartial hearing within a reasonable timeframe for a student who elects to appeal a disciplinary action.

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